University of Calgary

Jeremy John Escobar Torio

  • Doctoral Student
  • Graduate Assistant-Teaching

Currently Teaching


Jeremy returned to the Department of Geography in 2018 following research with the University of Calgary in the Philippines, Peru, and Canada, and; international development work with Cuso International in Bolivia and El Centro para Justicia Global in Mexico.

Research Interests

Jeremy’s research focuses on the cultural, social, and political power relations embedded within spaces and places, and its implications on identity and engagement strategies on socio-environmental issues. This involves a broad range of topics from the networking and engagement strategies on conservation and natural resources management to the representation of local/indigenous interests against extractive industries. His regional foci are Latin America and Southeast Asia.



Escobar Torio, J. J. and Tam, C.-L. (2018). Indigenous Power Struggles in the Peruvian Amazon: A Spatio-Cultural Analysis of Communication. Environmental Communication, 12(4): 480-494. DOI: 10.1080/17524032.2017.1371055.


Escobar Torio, J. J. (2017). Understanding and Establishing Indigenous Partnerships in the Global South: A Case Study of Latin America and the Caribbean. Report Prepared for and Submitted to Cuso International, 68 pages. La Paz, Bolivia.

Escobar Torio, J. J. (Ed.). (2015). Social Entrepreneurship Program in Morley. Report Prepared for and Submitted to Bridges Social Development, 39 pages. Calgary, Alberta.


Current Studies

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